Opioid Addiction Older Adults – Not Just ‘Old Age’

Senior Adult Opioid Addiction Misdiagnosed as ‘Old Age’ The President’s Commission on the Opioid Crisis reports that only 10 percent of the 21 million people with substance abuse disorders receive any kind of treatment for addiction. Why are so few...

2018 Opioid Addiction Older Adults

Older Adult Opioid Use In the past 20 years, the rate of hospitalization among seniors related to opioid overuse has quintupled. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of overdose deaths involving...

Older Adult Chronic Alcoholism Effects and Recovery

Senior Adult Problem Drinking Recovery At Arrowhead Lodge Recovery, we work extensively with older men recovering from alcoholism and addiction. We have helped clients age 65+ recover from chronic alcoholism. As a residential-only gender specific addiction treatment...

3 Tips for Labor Day Sobriety

Celebrate Your Hard Work – Sober and Mindfully It is Possible to Enjoy Holidays Without Alcohol or Drugs For recovering alcoholics and those in addiction recovery, maintaining sobriety on holidays is challenging. It can be difficult to stay sober when surrounded...

Middle Aged and Senior Adult Opioid Addiction in America

Understanding the Opioid Addiction Problem by Kenneth Chance, D. Div., CEO and Founder of Arrowhead Lodge Recovery | The U.S. opioid epidemic affects America’s middle aged, boomer and senior citizens in staggering numbers. Over 44% of opioid overdose deaths are in...